Mayslake Peabody Estate Panorama

FREE Museum Day | Mayslake Peabody Estate 2015

2015 Smithsonian
Museum Day

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Last year we took advantage of Smithsonian magazine’s “Museum Day” to visit the Mayslake Peabody Estate for free. There are many participating locations but only a few of the very well known “Museums” participate.

Maricel and I like to take the opportunity to visit a lesser known location that we might not otherwise attend and Mayslake seemed like a good option. We had seen across the lake and wondered what could be over there.

We were pleasantly surprised. Here are a few of the pictures we took while there.

Mayslake Maricel and Andy Mayslake Twins Mayslake Flory and Simon
Purple Flowers Yellow Flowers White Flowers

FREE Museum Day | September 26

2015 Smithsonian
Museum Day

SmithsonianMuseumDayWouldn you like to go to a museum for free? There are some museums that don’t participate¬† but with over 1000 participating locations I am sure you can find one near you.
Use the interactive map to fine one near you:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/
You will need to sign up to get your free tickets and you will be limited to two tickets.

We didn’t make it last year but for Museum Day 2013, Maricel and I went to the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst and I am happy to share a few photos. We have driven past this museum and had heard good things about it but we had not yet taken a chance to visit.

A few years before that, we went to
Willowbrook Wildlife Center
You want to go to this one on a nice weather day as much of it is outside and there is some good hiking around the property.

Where would you like to go with your free tickets? Have you participated in the Free Day in the past? Where did you go? Any recommendations for others?

FREE Museum Entry | September 27

2014 Smithsonian
Museum Day

SmithsonianMuseumDayWas the title enough to get your attention? Wouldn’t you like to go to a museum for free? There are some museums that don’t participate¬† but with over 1000 participating locations I am sure you can find one near you.
Use the interactive map to fine one near you:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/
You will need to sign up to get your free tickets and you will be limited to two tickets.

Last year, for Museum Day 2013, Maricel and I went to the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst and I am happy to share a few photos. We have driven past this museum and had heard good things about it but we had not yet taken a chance to visit.

A few years before that, we went to
Willowbrook Wildlife Center
You want to go to this one on a nice weather day as much of it is outside and there is some good hiking around the property.

Where would you like to go with your free tickets? Have you participated in the Free Day in the past? Where did you go? Any recommendations for others?